On that fateful Monday, the United Kingdom witnessed a travel disruption of unprecedented scale. Airports from London to Edinburgh echoed with the collective sighs of thousands of passengers facing delays and cancellations. The heart of this chaos lay within the very nerve center of the nation’s aviation system: air traffic control.
For travelers eagerly anticipating their return home or embarking on long-awaited vacations, the dream of seamless journeys had transformed into a day of frustration and uncertainty. As the sun rose, airport terminals buzzed with a sense of trepidation, and the aircraft on runways remained grounded.